Ed Sheeran - Ed Sheeran earns £1.3m in a year

Ed Sheeran earned £1.3 million in the last year.

The 22-year-old singer - who shot to fame in 2011 with hits 'The A Team' and 'Lego House' - has made more than £2.3 million from his business Ed Sheeran Limited since 2011, including profits of £166,345 within the past 12 months, according to documents filed at the UK's Companies House.

A source told The Sun newspaper: ''Ed works extremely hard.

''He's grafted 24/7 ever since his first hit single. He barely has any time off because he's either on tour, writing his follow-up album or making tracks for the likes of One Direction. So the money just comes rolling in.''

As well as writing his own hits, Ed has penned tracks for boy band One Direction, including their single 'Little Things', which will prove lucrative when the royalty cheques come in.

Meanwhile, 'Give Me Love' hitmaker Ed - who recently relocated to Tennessee after spending the last year touring the US with Taylor Swift - is set to release the follow-up to his debut album '+', and has been planning well into the future, at least as far as album titles are concerned.

He has previously said: ''I've had the four titles for the next four albums in my mind for a while, so they'll come out eventually.''


Contactmusic

Tags: Ed Sheeran - Taylor Swift

Advertisement

More Ed Sheeran

Ed Sheeran Confirms He Was Never Actually "Homeless"

Many fans of Ed Sheeran were shocked to learn that the young British musician was apparently homeless for some time before becoming a music success,...

After Fighting His Way To The Top, Ed Sheeran Is Ready To Share His "Visual Journey"

Ed Sheeran is a pretty big deal now, just fyi. But before his undeniable songwriting talent got him to the top – all within the...

Ed Sheeran Scores Biggest Selling Album Of 2014 So Far

Ed Sheeran has the biggest selling album of the year so far. A list of the most successful albums of 2014 has been compiled and...

Ed Sheeran Records New Songs With Swift, Admires Spears, Dedicates Song To Cameron

More Ed Sheeran news in what’s been a mind-bogglingly successful 2014! The distinctive singer-songwriter made a number of revelations during a Q&A session at the...

Advertisement

Bearded Kids in the Pub (Music Industry) Contributed £3.8 Billion to UK Economy

The British music industry contributed £3.8 billion to the UK economy in 2013, according to an annual trade report. The increase can be traced to...

Damien Rice Teams Up With Rick Rubin On His Long-Awaited Third Album [Listen To My Favourite Faded Fantasy]

Eight years after the release of his acclaimed number one second album '9', Damien Rice is returning with a new record entitled 'My Favourite Faded...

MTV Video Music Awards 2014 - Check Out The Red Carpet Pics! [Pictures]

The 2014 MTV Video Music Awards were held at The Forum in California last night (Sunday 24th August). The great and the good from music...

Matt Pagan Describes Collabro's Number One Spot As "Unbelievable"

Matt Pagan’s journey to the top hasn’t been your typical one; the former kitchen salesman from Carlisle now fronts the Britain’s Got Talent-winning band Collabro,...

Advertisement

Comments

Ed Sheeran Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on Ed Sheeran

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All